Etiqueta 'Economic crisis'
Small businesses urgently need help

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Spain aims to outline new solvency scheme for smaller firms within weeks

The European Commission has allowed governments to temporarily provide direct aid and convert some debt into grants to support their economies.

Reuters09/02/2021 12:35

Bottles of cava

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Spain's cava takes milder pandemic punch than expected

"We had prepared for the worst but our sector has been able to resist a bit better than we thought thanks to exports."

Reuters15/12/2020 12:25

Tourists on the beach

The week in Tourism

Recalculating the tourist tax

Where tourist tax revenue is concerned, the original figure of 128 million euros is expected to be downgraded to between 12 and 24 million, a range which is optimistic.

Andrew Ede24/04/2020 11:01


Tourist industry

“It is bad news that 50 percent of hotels will be closed this summer...”

Jason Moore11/04/2020 09:51


Terrace joy for Palma

Sadly it needed something terribly drastic for Palma City Council to see sense.

Humphrey Carter10/04/2020 09:25



“The cost of the lockdown for the local economy will be enormous...”

Jason Moore08/04/2020 09:07

Streets of Soller in lockdown

Humans of Majorca

Humans of Majorca begin to make plans

Fewer people allowed in their establishments with little money to actually spend. What a difficult business model to contemplate.

Shirley Roberts06/04/2020 13:00

CEO of Tui, Fritz Joussen

Person of the week

Person of the week

"Tui is a very healthy company. We had economic success before the crisis, and we will have it again."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/04/2020 04:01


Help for business

"Governments need to act now to help small businesses in this difficult time.."

Jason Moore01/04/2020 10:38


Time for some soccer aid

Top flight football is awash with money, I think it's time to share it out.

Humphrey Carter25/03/2020 12:20

Pedro Sanchez during the announcement


Spain announces 200 bln euro aid package for coronavirus crisis

The government would provide 117 billion euros with the rest from private companies.

Reuters17/03/2020 17:59